Everyone wants to live a long and happy life, especially Alabamians.

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If you think about it, there's a lot to enjoy living in Alabama like the beautiful scenery, the top sports teams in the country (Roll Tide), and of course the amazing food throughout the state.

While there are many things to enjoy, there are also plenty of things to avoid in the state as well.

If you know the leading causes of death in Alabama, wouldn't you try to avoid those things?

Well, search no more. I've done the research to find the top causes of death in the state of Alabama.

#10

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 10th leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Kidney Disease.  In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 1,082 deaths as a result of Kidney disease.

#9

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 9th leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Influenza/Pneumonia. In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 1,114 deaths as a result of influenza or pneumonia.

#8

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 8th leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Diabetes. In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 1,450 deaths as a result of diabetes.

#7

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 7th leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Accidents. In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 3,006 deaths as a result of accidents .

#6

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 6th leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Alzheimer’s Disease. In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 3,093 deaths as a result of Alzheimer's.

#5

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 5th leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Stroke. In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 3,391 deaths as a result of a stroke.

#4

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 4th leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases. In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 3,431 deaths as a result of chronic lower respiratory diseases.

#3

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 3rd leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is COVID-19.

#2

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the 2nd leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Cancer. In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 10,456 deaths as a result of cancer.

#1

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According to information gathered by the CDC, the number one leading cause of death in the state of Alabama is Heart Disease. In the year 2020 the state of Alabama had 14,739 deaths as a result of heart disease.

 

If you'd like more information on the leading causes of death in Alabama, click here to visit the CDC website for more detailed information.

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